Green Screens Research Partnership

Published 23 December 2019 | No comments
Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesAir quality Enclosures Occupational health risks Sustainable solutions
Multiplex partnered with researchers from the University of Glasgow to conduct a trial of green screens at the site of the new James McCune Smith Learning Hub on the University’s Gilmorehill campus. The trial evaluated how green screens compare to traditional construction hoarding in terms of their ability to capture pollutants and attenuate runoff. The screens were made from a...

Digitising our Dashboards

Published 17 December 2019 | No comments
Written by Kieran Ronnie
CategoriesIntranet Programming Working methods
Multiplex have invested in digital dashboards and transforming our project and functional reporting to a live, cloud-based report. These digital dashboards can be accessed via our intranet and apps on work phones/iPads to provide real-time progress on our site, including construction progress, numbers on site and social value outcomes. This information is available to all project team up to company...

Green Route Matting

Published 25 November 2019 | No comments
Written by Leah Barrett
CategoriesAccess/egress Escape routes Risk information
Typically, our green routes were marked out with spray painted arrows. However, after investigation, we found that this was not always clear due to arrows being covered with materials. The Broadway project has now implemented green matting to all green routes so they are easily identifiable to visitors to the project. Along with signage, the matting allows those who may...

Virtual Training: Slips, Trips and Falls

Published 18 November 2019 | No comments
Written by Rachel Rielly
CategoriesTraining Training
On The Broadway project for Multiplex, we invited virtual reality experiences to the project to demonstrate and loan to us the virtual reality headset for operatives to undertake training for slips, trips and falls. The slip, trips and falls training module challenged our operatives to identify safety hazards in a simulated environment and at the end of the assessment, the...

ACT Awareness Document Training

Published 18 November 2019 | No comments
Written by Rachel Rielly
CategoriesEmployed Illegal workers Spot checks
On The Broadway project and within Multiplex, we have worked alongside the Action Counter Terrorism police for some time and have delivered many training courses to operatives regarding terrorism and suspicious behaviour. To further develop and understand counter terrorism we wanted to look at how we review documents such as personal ID’s, Passports and training certification and cards. With this...

Dalux BIM Construction Management 1 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 5

Published 18 November 2019 | No comments
Written by Rachel Rielly
CategoriesProgramming Working methods
On The Broadway project, we have installed DALUX- BIM + project portal as a first within Multiplex. Dalux Box has an integrated 3D viewer, so we don’t need another program to open and view the BIM models. The BIM viewer is easy to access and use for everyone on the project (i.e. client, designers, contractors, etc.) via the work mobile,...

Vertemax Compressed Post 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 14 November 2019 | No comments
Written by Rachel Rielly
CategoriesFalling debris Working methods
On The Broadway project, we have been working with Vertemax to install full height edge protection on our site by being the first Multiplex project to use The V – Compression Post, which is a game changer in creating safer work zones. The V – Compression Post are quick and easy to erect, weighing only 12.4 kg, making it easy...

Family and Friends Day 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 28 October 2019 | One comment
Written by Amy Dawson
CategoriesInclusion Promoting Construction campaign Recognition Recreation
The project team opened the doors to their site to invite family and friends to visit and showcase the hard work, success and pride they have in the project. This huge event consisted of three two-hour sessions, with a welcome area on Level 5 featuring a refreshments station and a state of the art kids zone, including personalised hi-vis vests,...

Volunteering with an Environmental Interest Group 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 1 October 2019 | No comments
Written by Kirsty Cuthbertson
CategoriesCharities/organisations Goodwill work Litter Plastics and packaging Post-completion impact Public Rubbish Rivers/watercourses Trees
Leaving a positive environmental legacy is an important component of any successful project, and the environment outside of the site boundary should always be considered. In line with Multiplex’s Net Positive sustainability strategy, a group of volunteers from the University of Glasgow project spent an afternoon with Friends of the River Kelvin (FoRK), a local charity whose mission is to...

Clean Air Day Air Quality Quiz 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 2 September 2019 | No comments
Written by Kirsty Cuthbertson
CategoriesAir quality Awareness Campaigns Plant and machinery
Thursday 20th June was Clean Air Day 2019, the UK’s largest campaign against air pollution. Before this on Wednesday 5th June it was World Environment Day, the United Nations’ day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment, with this year’s theme focusing on air pollution. In order to raise awareness on the subject, a quiz focusing on...

Lichen Air Quality Survey 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 2 September 2019 | No comments
Written by Kirsty Cuthbertson
CategoriesAir quality Awareness Campaigns Trees
Thursday 20th June was Clean Air Day 2019, the UK’s largest campaign against air pollution. Before this on Wednesday 5th June it was World Environment Day, the United Nations’ day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment, with this year’s theme focusing on air pollution. Between the two events, Multiplex engaged in a number of activities to...

Air Quality Top Tips and Pledges 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 2 September 2019 | No comments
Written by Kirsty Cuthbertson
CategoriesAir quality Awareness Campaigns Intranet
Thursday 20th June was Clean Air Day 2019, the UK’s largest campaign against air pollution. Before this on Wednesday 5th June it was World Environment Day, the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment, with this year’s theme focusing on air pollution. Between the two events, the Multiplex Sustainability Team posted 13 Top Tips...

Travel Survey 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 2 September 2019 | No comments
Written by Kirsty Cuthbertson
CategoriesAir quality Awareness Campaigns Feedback/questionnaires Travel plans
Thursday 20th June was Clean Air Day 2019, the UK’s largest campaign against air pollution. Before this on Wednesday 5th June it was World Environment Day, the United Nations’ day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment, with this year’s theme focusing on air pollution. Between the two events, a travel survey was sent out to all...

Sustainable Drainage System Demonstration Workshop 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 2 September 2019 | No comments
Written by Kirsty Cuthbertson
CategoriesHarvesting rainwater Sustainable solutions Water saving measures
The team from Multiplex’s University of Glasgow project participated in workshops facilitated by researchers from the University which looked at the rain gardens that will form an important part of the campus redevelopment’s future infrastructure. The rain gardens are a sustainable urban drainage system which have been designed to treat storm water run-off. The first workshop, which was organised with...

Mobile Tether Board 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 27 August 2019 | No comments
Written by Leah Barrett
CategoriesCommunicate initiatives Property security Safety signage
On The Broadway project, we have a site policy that all phones must be tethered and used in safe areas. However, we found that not all tethers were suitable for the site. The team has worked hard on researching the best/ safest phone tethers for our site and have come up with a select few that are suitable for a...